DSCI Excellence Awards 2016

DSCI Excellence Awards 2016 DSCI instituted the DSCI Excellence Awards in 2011 in line with its mission, to create trustworthiness of Indian companies as global sourcing service providers, and to assure clients across the world

  • Corporate Segment
  • Law Enforcement Segment
  • Product Segment
Corporate Segment

Corporate Segment

  • Recognition & Honour: Recognize, honour and reward organizations and individuals who have taken strategic, proactive and innovative security and privacy efforts to help the organization address real risks, build resilience, increase trustworthiness and create a conducive environment for doing business and thus enable the organization to harness data protection as a lever for business growth.
  • Elevate the role of Security function: Highlight the importance of security function and its contribution in the overall business ecosystem of an organization.
  • Awareness and knowledge: Bring about awareness towards the need for information security and privacy within organizations and society at large.

Winners

Category 1: DSCI Excellence Award for Security in Organization

  • Bank
    Bank of Maharashtra
  • Telecom
    Bharti Airtel Ltd.
  • e-Commerce
    Bharti Airtel Ltd.
  • IT-BPM (Large)
    EXL Service
  • IT-BPM (MSME)
    FIS Global
  • Energy Sector-Oil & Gas
    Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
  • Energy Sector-Power
    Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.

Note: The below categories have been withdrawn because minimum no. of nominations were not received, as per eligibility criteria

Security in eGovernance

Security in Manufacturing

Security in Healthcare

Category 2: DSCI Excellence Award for Industry leaders

DSCI Excellence Award for Security Leader of the Year
  • Abhinav Biswas

    ECIL (Manufacturing Sector)

  • JS Sodhi

    Amity Education Group (Academia Sector)

  • Shiju Rawther A

    CIBIL (Financial Services Sector)

  • Sunil Varkey

    Wipro (IT-BPM Sector)

DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy Leader of the Year
  • Nity Singh

    Concentrix

Category 3: DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy in Organization

  • Best Privacy Practices in IT-BPM Sector
    WNS Global Services (P) Ltd.
  • Best Privacy Practices in User Industry
    Vodafone India Ltd.

Category 4: DSCI Excellence Award for Cyber security Evangelists

  • Cyber security Services
    Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Cyber security Education
    SRM University
  • Raising Security Awareness
    HDFC Bank Ltd.

Special Jury Recognition Award

  • Cyber security Initatives by a State
    Telangana State
  • Raising Security Awareness amongst Masses
    VP Shintre & Associates

Finalists

Following are the finalists in different categories, listed in alphabetical order.

  • Category 1: DSCI Excellence Award for Security in Organization
  • Category 2: DSCI Excellence Award for Industry leaders
  • Category 3: DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy in Organization
  • Category 4: DSCI Excellence Award for Cyber security Evangelists

Jury for the Awards

  • Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj

  • Mr. M.V. Tanksale

    former Chief Executive of Indian Banks’ Association and former chairman of Central Bank of India

  • Prof Huzur Saran

  • Lt Gen. (Retd) Davinder Kumar

Categories and Eligibility Criteria

  • Category 1: DSCI Excellence Award for Security in Organization
  • Category 2: DSCI Excellence Award for Industry leaders
  • Category 3: DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy in Organization
  • Category 4: DSCI Excellence Award for Cyber security Evangelists

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Law Enforcement Segment

Law Enforcement Segment

  • To recognize and honour an Officer who has done the most outstanding investigation in solving a cyber crime
  • To recognize and honour a state police/police agency for efforts made in overall capacity building through workforce development, investigation & forensics capability development, skill enhancement through trainings & workshops etc.

Winners

Category: India Cyber Cop Award for Excellence in Cyber Crime Investigation

  • Mr M D Puwar

    PI, Gujarat Police

Category: Excellence in Capacity Building of Law Enforcement Agencies

  • NDCRTC
    National Police Academy

Finalists

  • Category: India Cyber Cop Award for Excellence in Cyber Crime Investigation
  • Category: Excellence in Capacity Building of Law Enforcement Agencies

Jury for the Awards

  • Mr. Loknath Behera IPS

    Director General of Police, Kerala Police

  • Mr. C.H. Pratap Reddy IPS

    Additional Commissioner of Police, CID, Karnataka

  • Mr. Vakul Sharma

    Advocate, Supreme Court

Categories and Eligibility Criteria

  • Excellence in Capacity Building of Law Enforcement Agencies
  • India Cyber Cop Award for Excellence in Cyber Crime Investigation

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Product Segment

Product Segment

Indian industry is riding high on the wave of entrepreneurial traction in a niche domain of cyber security and security product development with over 50 security product companies emerging in last few year. Though, currently at nascent stage, these organizations are enjoying robust sales traction and moving forward with the concern of being recognized in the global world.

In order to provide impetus to the growth of Indian cyber security market, DSCI, is working towards contributing and building a favorable ecosystem for growth-led, sustainable business segments of security product & services companies in the country. Many initiatives and activities have been undertaken by DSCI to encourage indigenous product development, proving platform to the startups to connect with the key stakeholders of the ecosystem. With an intent to provide more impetus to these organizations, DSCI has launched Excellence awards for Product companies’, which is comprised of two categories ‘Security Product Company of the Year’and ‘Most Innovative Product of the Year (Innovation Box)’.

The objective of this initiative is to recognize, honor and reward organizations who come up with the innovative product idea and emerging companies to address real risks, build resilience, increase trustworthiness and create a conducive environment for businesses thus enabling organizations harness security as a lever for business growth.

The initiative is an attempt to provide support to product companies in various aspects by bringing these new players near to established security leaders, innovators other stakeholders on a common platform for idea sharing, guidance and collaboration.

Objective

  • To promote innovation and indigenous products development in the domain of security and privacy
  • Providing platform to showcase emerging and innovative products.
  • Provide platform to the innovators & startups to assist them in increasing the market reach their products.
  • Assisting/Mentoring the best innovator/startup for pre-defined period.
  • Assisting the companies to connect with VC and promoters.

Winners

Category 1: DSCI Excellence Award for Security Product Company of the Year

  • Indusface Pvt. Ltd.

Category 2: DSCI Excellence Award for Most Innovative Product of the Year (Innovation Box)

  • IllusionBLACK
    Smokescreen Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Finalists

  • Category 1: DSCI Excellence Award for Security Product Company of the Year
  • Category 2: DSCI Excellence Award for Most Innovative Product of the Year (Innovation Box)

Categories and Eligibility Criteria

  • Category 1: DSCI Excellence Award for Security Product Company of the Year
  • Category 2: DSCI Excellence Award for Most Innovative Product of the Year (Innovation Box)

Jury for the Awards

  • Mr. Baljinder Singh

  • Mr. Hemal Patel

  • Mr. Vikram Gupta

  • Mr. Sundeep Sahi

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